American Dental Association Recommends Brushing Baby Teeth

For the longest time, the American Dental Association (ADA) and other dental groups advised parents to begin brushing their children's teeth with fluoride toothpaste starting when the kids turned two years old. However, in 2014, the organization made a surprising change to their recommendations and now tells parents to start as early as when their babies' first tooth comes in. Here's more information about this change in stance. The Research Behind the Change Read More 

How To Make Your Tummy Tuck Recovery More Successful

Getting a tummy tuck is a life-changing experience. You get the belly you've always wanted, and can feel sexy and confident in yourself. A tummy tuck may be a cosmetic procedure, but it should still be treated the same way as any other major surgery should. This means you need to limit your physical activity, get plenty of rest, and do what you can to manage your pain. Your tummy tuck success lies in what you do (and don't do). Read More 

Eye Conditions & Sunglasses: When Wearing Eye Protection Is A Necessity

Many people like wearing sunglasses, not only to deflect the harmful and sometimes blinding rays of the sun but also to enhance their appearance. However, there are some cases when wearing sunglasses is a necessity in order to prevent the worsening of certain eye conditions. If you have been diagnosed with one of the following conditions, then you may want to look into obtaining prescription sunglasses to use as protection from ultraviolet rays:   Read More 

Oh Baby! Relieving Pregnancy Back Pain

Pregnancy comes with an host of aches and pains that are unique to soon-to-be moms. One common discomfort that many pregnant women suffer from is back pain, which is caused by increased weight gain, a shifting center of gravity and hormonal changes that loosen pelvic ligaments. If you are pregnant and plagued with back pain, there are some solutions to help ease the discomfort. Get Some Extra Support Part of the cause of back pain is the extra strain on muscles and the spine due to a growing baby. Read More 

More Than Skin Deep | Understanding The Laser Tattoo Removal Process

Tattoos are an incredible form of self expression that has been gaining in popularity steadily for a lot of years. In fact, a the Harris Poll of 2012 about one out of every five adults in this country has at least one tattoo on their skin. However popular tattoos may be, not every person who chooses a work of skin art will be happy with it forever, and it is not at all uncommon for people to show up in a dermatologist's office in search of tattoo removal. Read More